Cook County has an employee base of over 22,000 dedicated professionals that provide our wide-ranging services each day.

The services below are intended for County employees only - if you are not a County employee, please consider looking through some of the other Service areas for our public facing services. 

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The Board of Ethics is composed of five members appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and consent...

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Certificate of Insurance

Cook County is often requested by outside parties to provide evidence of Cook County’s self-insurance coverage...

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Change Management is a critical component of any successful enterprise technology project. Implementing software and hardware without...
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The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) allows employees and/or their dependents to continue insurance benefits after...

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The following are the Collective Bargaining Agreements for Cook County for the periods of 2004-2008, 2008-2010, and 2012-2017:

These...

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Compliance

As required under the Employment Plan, Cook...

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Resources

The files and links below are here to assist employees with the Cook County Time (CCT) system.

Regular Staff,...

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Employee Benefits Newsletters

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What to know...

The Department of Revenue issues statements to County employees for the payment of health insurance deductions when it...

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Below are answers to commonly asked questions and issues regarding the employment process in Cook County.

How do I apply?

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July 30, 2010, Cook County transitioned to an online application system. As of this date, certain Cook County entities (referenced below) not...

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Equal Employment Opportunity Office provides oversight of the County's equal employment policies and programs.  It is the role of this office to...

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An exempt position is one that involves policy making to an extent or is confidential in such a way that political affiliation is an appropriate...

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Spending Accounts 

Through WageWorks, Cook County offers easy to use spending accounts that allow employees to pay for...

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Health Insurance Statements

The Department of Revenue issues statements to employees for the payment of health insurance deductions when...

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Group Term and Supplemental Life Insurance

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Medical Benefit Plans

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New Employee

Congratulations on your new position and welcome to Cook County.  On the new hire enrollment page and employee benefits...

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Each department of Cook County government is responsible for procuring its vehicles for employees to use for County business.

Once vehicles...

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Why work for Cook County government?

Cook County offers great benefits and the chance to participate in a strong tradition...

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OPEN ENROLLMENT

Open Enrollment is your one time of the year to verify your personal benefits information, make any changes you wish to...

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The Local Records Act (50 ILCS 205) regulates the preservation or disposal of the public records of all units of local government in Illinois....

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Overview

October 28, 1969, a lawsuit entitled Michael Shakman, et al., v. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 (...

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The Cook County Shared Fleet is a countywide program that is accessible to all Cook County employees for County business.

Shared Fleet...

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Submitting A Claim

The General Liability Division investigates and works to resolve claims filed by citizens who allege they have been...

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In accordance with the provisions of Section XIII of the Cook County Employment Plan, the following Supplemental Polices are included herein. ...

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The Cook County Sheriff- Vehicle Services maintains all Cook County passenger and light duty vehicles.

The Sheriff Vehicle Services...

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Workers’ Compensation

Risk Management is responsible for the administration and payment of Workers’ Compensation benefits...

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